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Learn the link between drug abuse and the spread of HIV infection in the United States.
Resources

Publications

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Drug Facts: HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Intertwined Epidemics: Describes how people who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use also put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting HIV/AIDS or other infectious diseases.

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Research Reports: HIV/AIDS: Explores the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS, populations most at risk, trends in HIV/AIDS, and what to do to counter these trends.

Online Resources

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NIDA for Teens Web site: This Web site was created for young people ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers). It provides them with useful information on the science behind drug abuse.

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NIDA’s Easy-to-Read Drug Facts Web site describes the dangers of drug abuse and its link to HIV infection in simplified format.

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More about the dangerous link between drugs and HIV, as well as other information about the science of drug abuse is available at NIDA's home page.

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blog.AIDS.gov: This blog fosters public discussions on using new media effectively in response to HIV/AIDS, as well as HIV/AIDS research and policies.

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AIDS.gov New Media Tools: These new media tools offer new ways to deliver HIV/AIDS information to people through the tools they use.

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AIDSinfo.nih.gov: AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public.

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U.S. National Library of Medicine HIV/AIDS Information: Specialized Information Services.

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VA National HIV/AIDS: This site provides information both for health care providers and for Veterans and the public.

Past Public Service Announcements

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Jack & Jill: Campaign launch, December 1, 2001. This page includes radio announcements that can still be aired.

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